2017 Annual Conference

DEFENDING PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN A TIME OF UNCERTAINITY

October 5–7 (Thursday-Saturday), 2017

Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach, Hollywood, FL

Sponsorship Prospectus – The Case for Your Support

The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECoPA) will be held October 4-7, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach in Hollywood, Florida. The conference will bring together over 300 academics, public servants, elected officials, public administration students and corporate and non-profit partners. The conference offers an excellent venue for networking with and marketing to key stakeholder groups.

The Southeastern Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA) is the most prestigious regional conference of the American Society for Public Administration, the largest and most prominent professional organization in public administration with a diverse membership and customer base of over 9,000 government and nonprofit administrators, scholars, consultants, contractors, students and new professionals.

One of SECOPA’s most successful endeavors is the Annual Conference.  Averaging close to 350 attendees, this truly is the “public administration event of the year” for the southeastern United States, drawing participants from Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia as well as international attendees.

This is a truly unique opportunity to raise awareness of your organization and promote your brand to a diverse group of government and nonprofit leaders.  You are sure to find a sponsorship option that works for you!

SECoPA 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

SECoPA 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Flyer(Download PDF)

Gold Sponsor ($15,000.00) Category limited to 1 sponsor 

• Gold Sponsor designation in outbound conference marketing materials

• Company name, logo, 200 word description, and link on conference website

• Gold Sponsor designation in Conference Program

• Full page ad in Conference Program

• Brochure in attendees’ registration package

• Signage at Conference venue

• Opportunity to give out gift/literature to participants at one luncheon event

• Four full conference registrations

• Reserved seating at luncheons

 

Silver Sponsor ($10,000.00) Category limited to 2 sponsors 

• Silver Sponsor designation in outbound conference marketing materials

• Company name, logo, 100 word description, and link on conference website

• Silver Sponsor designation in Conference Program

• Full page ad in Conference Program

• Brochure in attendees’ registration package

• Signage at Conference venue

• Opportunity to give out gift/literature to participants at one luncheon event

• Two full conference registrations

• Reserved seating at luncheons

 

Bronze Sponsor ($5,000.00) Category limited to 4 sponsors

• Bronze Sponsor designation in outbound conference marketing materials

• Company name, logo and 100 word description on conference website

• Bronze Sponsor designation in Conference Program

• Half page ad in Conference Program

• One page flyer in attendees’ registration package

• Signage at Conference venue

• Opportunity to give gift to participants at registration

• One full conference registration

• Reserved seating at luncheons

• Formal recognition at luncheons and receptions

 

Opening Plenary Sponsor ($10,000.00) Category limited to 2 sponsors  

• Sign prominently displaying sponsor logo at reception

• Formal recognition and opportunity to welcome audience

• Company name and logo on conference website

• Table for display of company brochures at reception

• Quarter page ad in Conference Program

• One full conference registration

 

Lunch or Evening Reception Sponsor ($10,000.00) Category limited to 2 sponsors  

• Sign prominently displaying sponsor logo at luncheon

• Formal recognition from podium

• Reserved seating at luncheon

• Company name and logo on conference website

• Table for display of company brochures at luncheon

• Quarter page ad in Conference Program

• One full conference registration

 

Morning or Afternoon Session Break Sponsor ($1,000.00) Category limited to 2 sponsors  

• Sign prominently displaying sponsor logo at luncheon

• Formal recognition from podium

• Reserved seating at luncheon

• Company name and logo on conference website

• Table for display of company brochures at luncheon

• Quarter page ad in Conference Program

• One full conference registration

 

Conference Exhibitor and Advertiser Rates

·  Program Book Full Page Ad – $750

·  Program Book 1⁄2 Page Ad – $500

·  Program Book 1⁄4 Page Ad – $250

·  Exhibitor Table – $500 (includes one conference registration; additional registrations = $125 each)

·  Conference Bag Advertising – $1500

If you are interested in becoming a SECoPA 2017 sponsor, please contact conference program co-chairs, Agatha Caraballo (acarabal@fiu.edu /786-222-1512) or Roslyn Alic-Batson (alic@miamidade.gov/ 754-581-6242) or Treasurer,  Steven Bobes (sbobes003@gmail.com/786-367-8539). SECoPA 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities (Download PDF)